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Gone are the days of no-alcohol mixed drinks being little more than flavored syrup and soda water. Today’s world of spirit-free mixology has bloomed with creative drinks that rival their spirited counterparts. Here’s a collection of some of our favorite zero-proof drinks, and be sure to check out these helpful tips if you’re interested in creating your own recipes.

Coffee or Tea

Early Girl’s Tea Party Early Girl tomatoes add a sweet, earthy complexity to this recipe inspired by the Arnold Palmer.

Espresso Tonic Lime syrup adds sweet depth to the drink.

Hundred Acre Wood The deep smokiness of Lapsang Souchong tea forms a robust foundation for this tropically inflected spirit-free cocktail.

Matcha Lassi A creamy yogurt drink inspired by the classic Indian lassi.

Peachamon A fruity and spiced cold brew.

Same Same But Virgin A creamy, herbaceous, and savory spirit-free sipper.

Sixth Hour Chamomile tea meets up with pineapple and lime.

The Traveler Espresso meets bitters, allspice, vanilla, and cola.

Spirit-Free Classics

Booze-Free Painkiller A zero-proof take on the beloved tiki cocktail.

Faux 75 Bitter-lemon soda stands in for gin (or Cognac) and Champagne in this simple spin on a classic French 75.

Fig & Coconut ColadaA tropical delight that shows that “fun” and “alcohol-free” are not mutually exclusive.

Jasmine Green Tea Mimosa A tea-based twist on the brunch classic, without the booze.

Juniper & Tonic A flavorful juniper syrup mimics gin’s botanicals in this alcohol-free spin on the classic G&T.

Queen Garden SwizzleThis zero-proof drink is an extra-refreshing take on the classic Queen’s Park Swizzle.

Herbs, Veggies & Fruits

Blind Serpant A spirit-free grapefruit and cucumber tonic.

Cucumber Thyme Fizz A cooling mix of cucumber and thyme.

Garden Collins Celery bitters and Seedlip make for a perfectly herbaceous flavor match.

Eden’s River Tomato water serves as base for this summery mix, which also features iced matcha, ginger syrup, and peach bitters.

Lux Princess Almonds and coconut combine with fresh mint and sparkling water.

Miss Nightingale Sage and cinnamon lend a soft earthiness to this hibiscus drink.

Pinch Hitter Just two ingredients move this lemonade into cocktail territory.

Vacation Drink The tartness of passion fruit meets the smoothness of orgeat and coconut milk.

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